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CLEAN FINANCING- GREEN BONDS

  • May 11, 2020

Green bonds encourage sustainability and support climate-related or other types of special environmental projects. The distinct characteristic of a green bond is that the proceeds are used exclusively to finance or re-finance…

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TAKING CONTROL OF MULTIPLE CREDITORS

  • May 6, 2020

 The inability of companies to pay their debts may give rise to occasions of creditors exercising their statutory powers to declare the company insolvent and unable to pay debts. In some countries, due to the Covid-19 business…

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SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENTS

  • May 4, 2020

The world is discovering in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic "the Pandemic" that investing in people's social needs is mandatory for every economy. With nations' healthcare systems being overwhelmed…

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RESOLVING COVID-19 DISPUTES EFFICIENTLY

  • April 27, 2020

It is fact that disputes have and will arise from COVID-19 “the Pandemic” interruptions to businesses in various sectors and countries. Many African businesses have contracts with foreign investors concerning…

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INSURANCE PAYMENTS AND COVID-19

  • April 22, 2020

It is usual for parties to a contract to agree on the type of insurance to be obligatorily obtained by one of the parties and for businesses to obtain insurance for interruptions to their businesses. We…

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PROPOSED SEC RULES ON CROWDFUNDING

  • April 16, 2020

In some countries, Small and Medium Enterprises are using crowdfunding platforms to raise urgently needed finance for their business costs as a way out of COVID -19 financial constraints.   In Nigeria, the Securities…

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Force Majeure and Government Lockdown Directives

  • April 8, 2020

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), pursuant to the Presidential directive of 29th March 2020 restricting movement in certain parts of Nigeria, has directed Oil and Gas Operators by its Circular dated 30th March 2020 to ensure strict compliance…

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